President-elect Trump has more than 4,000 government positions to fill, some of which are the most important jobs in the United States of America. While some Cabinet positions, such as the Attorney General or Secretary of State require Senate confirmation, other important posts such as the Chief of Staff and Press Secretary are under complete control of the President.
In many cases, protests are an effective catalyst for change. If you don’t like something, the best thing to do is to stand up and speak out against it. However, protesting the upcoming presidential inauguration is a prime example of when protesting is far more harmful than it is constructive.
By Amira Garewal and Leila Tjiang A reversal of the House Republican’s vote to significantly reduce the power of the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) has been made less than 24 hours after the initial vote. The decision was made only hours after receiving criticism from President-elect Donald Trump. “With all that Congress has to … Continue reading UPDATE: House Reverses Decision to Gut Office of Congressional Ethics After Criticism
Only 10% of Americans could name freedom of the press as a First Amendment right, according to a survey conducted by the Newseum Institute, a museum in Washington D.C. that focuses on journalism. Freedom of religion was only identified by 19% of Americans, and the right to assemble by 10%. As a school that devotes … Continue reading Open Response to Donald Trump’s Promises about Libel Law